“They Won’t Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cock Monster”: By Defending Gay Marriage, A Minnesota Vikings Punter Takes The Fun Out Of It For Somebody

If you get your sports information from Rod Pedersen rather than from Deadspin, you probably missed this. The state of Maryland will have a ballot initiative during the next election to allow same-sex marriage. (Personally I don’t understand the opposition. Every time Americans have sex when it’s not being filmed for porn or written for Penthouse Forum, it’s always the same.)

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadaejo is in favor of gay marriage, and has said so. State legislator Emmett C. Burns, Jr. (A Democratic Party member, for the love of mud) wrote to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti that said football players who disagree with Burns should ‘know their place’ and keep quiet. Kind of like what black people were supposed to do a couple of generations ago before that trouble maker Martin Luther King came along.

Enter, stage left, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe.

I find it inconceivable that you are an elected official of Maryland’s state government. Your vitriolic hatred and bigotry make me ashamed and disgusted to think that you are in any way responsible for shaping policy at any level. The views you espouse neglect to consider several fundamental key points …

Read all about it here. It so shamed Burns that a day later, he says, well, you know I didn’t mean I wanted the Ravens to stifle the ex-Argo, ex-Blue Bomber, and ex-B.C. Lion who eats punks like me for breakfast …


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Author: Stephen LaRose

2006 winner of the Canadian Association of University Teachers's Award of Excellence in Journalism for a bunch of prairie dog stuff. Invited into the best homes in Regina. Once.